Connect the Stars (Hardcover)
From Saving Lucas Biggs authors Marisa de los Santos and David Teague comes a heartwarming middle grade adventure about two misfits discovering the importance of just being themselves.
When thirteen-year-olds Aaron and Audrey meet at a wilderness camp in the desert, they think their quirks are enough to prevent them from ever having friends. But as they trek through the challenging and unforgiving landscape, they learn that they each have what it takes to make the other whole.
Luminous and clever, Connect the Stars takes on some hefty topics of the day—bullying, understanding where you fit in, and learning to live with physical and mental challenges—all in a joyous adventure kids will love!
“de los Santos and Teague again make big philosophical questions approachable and meaningful, creating a poignant novel that grapples with the variety of struggles people face and the beauty of embracing life and friendship anyway.”
Praise for CONNECT THE STARS: A “funny and profound novel.”
Praise for CONNECT THE STARS: “A satisfying read that strikes a good balance between emotional highs and page–turning adventure.”
Praise for SAVING LUCAS BIGGS: “This book is hard to put down! Vivid and memorable, SAVING LUCAS BIGGS casts a captivating spell that will keep you turning pages. A heartfelt yarn of family, friendship, and homespun time–travel magic.”
Praise for SAVING LUCAS BIGGS: “A riveting time–travel adventure. Strong storytelling, suspense, lyrical writing, high drama, weighty matters made accessible and a bit of humor add up to a terrific and heartwarming read.”
Praise for SAVING LUCAS BIGGS: “The authors weave a tale of justice and family bonds with threads of historical fiction accented with the fantastical physics of time travel.”
Praise for SAVING LUCAS BIGGS: “De los Santos and Teague craft a gentle, quiet sci-fi story where the focus is…love, nonviolence, and social justice. Give this one to readers who like stories about family, doing the right thing, and standing up to those who don’t.”
Praise for SAVING LUCAS BIGGS: “The authors’ graceful use of language and fearless exploration of a more spiritual dimension simultaneously comfort and challenge readers, encouraging deep thoughts. This novel makes a good companion for armchair time travelers and budding philosophers alike.”